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How can they meet us face to face till we have faces Each person harbors a face veiled by the imperfections brought to us through a shallow self-concept Each instance in a life is filtered through a lens of personal interpretation which makes each work of every hand and each treasure of every heart different By realizing the lens through which one makes such calculations of belief motive and reason -such interpretations that are governed by who one is and in turn affects that person one can embark on a journey of self discovery which will also aid in an empathic understanding of others The gift of humanity what separates humans from the beast is self-awareness that ability to realize ones existence actions motives and so forth By realizing that which governs our interpretations of the circumstance in which one finds themselves emersed in one if fulfilling the highest calling upon human as well as embarking on a discovery of ones own face The encounter between the text and its reader is a confrontation between the authors purpose and the readers personal experiences and worldview As one encounters a piece of literature certain reaction and interpretations arise The response of each person is as a different as the person themselves My encounter with Till We Have Faces has been shaped by my personal experiences and past knowledge of the author First I found it easy to identify with Orual as suffering character as most have when face with the loss of a loved one I have felt many of the same feelings of abandonment anger and hurt which connects me empathetically with the main character In my own pain at the loss of two best friends I have pleaded with God to give me back that which he took from me and I have cried out in anguish at the seeming injustice The connection between the character and the reader is one of
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